No matter how brilliant, hard working or passionate you are, you will fail at something or majorly screw something up at some point.

I wrote this article because a few friends of mine have recently lost their jobs, and I wanted to share some of the important lessons I learned as a result of a

I hope you’ll join me next Wednesday, January 22 during lunchtime for a LinkedIn master class for the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) New York City chapter – it will be held at the New York City Bar Association. I’m so thrilled they invited me back to do another session.

I’ll be covering how to

I had a great time speaking about how in-house counsel can use LinkedIn more effectively at Thursday’s In-House Connect event in NYC, “LinkedIn Strategies for Supercharging Your In-House Legal Career.”

LinkedIn has more than 500 million users and growing daily, including in-house counsel and other key decision makers across every conceivable industry. Whether your goal

One of my favorite business networking books is Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi, because you really should never eat alone if you can avoid it.

Everyone has to eat lunch, so why eat alone when you could be using your lunchtime to reconnect with VIP contacts? I’m all for online networking but there

Can I be honest? I’m not perfect. Sometimes I make mistakes. I mess things up. I get in my own way. And I’m guessing you do too.

Every single one of us has failed at something either professionally or personally, or most likely, both, and often. Of course, no one likes to fail, especially since

Every professional should always be thinking about ways to build their book of business and brand, as well as how to develop stronger relationships with clients and referral sources.

Maintaining strong relationships and staying top of mind with clients and referrals are often at the heart of this kind of business development work. There are

Here’s a client development tip for you as everyone heads back to work and gets ready for 2020 – carve out the time in your schedule to do client site visits with your most important clients.

One of the intellectual property lawyers with whom I work recently told me that his new client requires outside

As we approach 2020, it’s a great time to take stock of your marketing and business development activities over the past year, including your successes and failures, and plan for the year ahead.

Each of us has room for improvement and growth, and while you have some down time during the holidays and in January,

One of the most important ways you can enhance your social media efforts, see real ROI and increase engagement is to always include an image with your social posts.

You should never post anything to social media without an accompanying image. Why? Images greatly increase engagement on your posts, they help to capture the attention

I have been seeing countless social media posts on things to do in the new year to achieve a more positive mindset and fulfilling life, and they’ve resonated with me as 2019 was a year of major change for me, much of it beyond my control.

They say the only constant in life is change,